Advanced Network Security

Fall 2008


Instructor:        Claude Castelluccia (claude.castelluccia@inria.fr)


Announcements

-Jan. 07/2009: Embedded System Security Workshop - Amphi H- Ensigmag


Course Description

This course will introduce modern topics in network security. It will provide a thorough grounding in network security suitable for those interested in conducting research in this area, as well as students more broadly interested in real-world security. Topics will span (but not limited to):

Textbook (s): There is no required textbook. All reading will be from research papers in top security conferences and journals.



Grading

Paper mini-review:      50%
Paper presentation:     50%

There is no mid-term or final exam.


Paper presentation and mini-review:

You need to select a research topic (see below) and write a mini-review/summary (~10 pages) of all listed papers. This mini-review/summary can include:

The mini-reviews are to be done by groups of 2 or 3 students and sent to me 2 days prior to the corresponding lecture.

You then need to present the mini-review during the class (45 min)...

Please send me your 3 selected topics as soon as possible (before   christmas). I will then assign the topics according to the requests.


Schedule (tentative)

This tentative schedule will be updated as the course progresses. Please check back for most recent update!

Date
Topic
Readings
Presenter
04/02




Botnets     
Thomas Calderon
<calderon.thomas@gmail.com>

Marc Bertemes
<marc.bertemes@gmx.com>

Jan Stijohann
<jan.stijohann@web.de>
28/01



Internet Worm

Mariam Baniabdelsalam
Samah Alzaabi
Hajer Alhajri

baniabdm@ensisun.imag.fr
04/02


Internet Denial-Of Service
Hamad ALSHEHHI        
hamad.al-shehhi@ensimag.imag.fr

Sumaya Baniabdelsalam
sumeya.baniabdelsalam@ensimag.imag.fr
28/01



DNS Security
  • Increased DNS Forgery Resistance Through 0x20-Bit Encoding. David Dagon, Manos Antonakakis, Paul Vixie, Jinmei Tatuya, and Wenke Lee. CCS'08
  • Mitigating DNS DoS Attacks
    Hitesh Ballani (Cornell University, USA) and Paul Francis (Cornell University, USA). CCS'08.
  • Protecting Browsers from DNS Rebinding Attacks. Collin Jackson, Adam Barth, Andrew Bortz, Weidong Shao and Dan Boneh. CCS'07
  • A New Approach to DNS Security (DNSSEC). Giuseppe Ateniese, S. Mangard. CCS'01
Pere Manils
pmanils@gmail.com

AmaŽl GREVIN

Amael.grevin@gmail.com

25/02


Web Security
Teresa SISO NADAL
<teresasiso@gmail.com>

Antonio SORIANO SAURA
asorisaura@gmail.com
25/02

Economics of Internet Security

Alaban Daumer
Eric Bourrť
bourree@ensisun.imag.fr
25/02




Understanding Cyber Fraud Economy
 
Khaled Al. Khanbashi
alkhanbk@ensisun.imag.fr

Majid Khonji